Library Initiatives

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    Libraries are called on to be a resource for many topical issues and the Library of Michigan is supportive of public library involvement in these state and national initiatives. Some of the initiatives are ones that the Library of Michigan is involved in by providing training and materials, others are issues where the Library has information to provide to libraries. Please see the initiatives below for a range of materials.

Resources to help libraries with community engagement
Open eBooks is an app containing thousands of titles that are free for children from in-need households and is a partnership between Digital Public Library of America, The New York Public Library, and First Book, with content support from digital books distributor Baker & Taylor. See our resources list for more information.
The Secretary of State has a partnership with Michigan libraries to promote access to their time-saving online services.